Come and enjoy story time with Lauren Ace and Jenny Lovlie, author and illustrator of The Girls. This is a lovely picture book that will immediately enchant young readers.
All Book Fringe events are free and unticketed – so just come along! Children will need to be accompanied throughout this event.
Four little girls meet under an apple tree and form a bond that grows as they share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes. This beautifully illustrated tale charts the girls’ lives through ups and downs and laughter and tears. Find out how their friendship flourishes as the years pass by and the girls become women.
Lauren Ace is from south Wales, studied Drama at the University of Exeter and now lives in London, where she has worked in publishing for ten years. An award-winning publicist, Lauren looked after Julia Donaldson during her tenure as Children’s Laureate and has managed campaigns for World Book Day and the announcement of Chris Riddell as Children’s Laureate. The Girls is her first picture book.